This Day in U.S. Naval History - April 29

Friday, April 29, 2011

1814 - USS Peacock captures HMS Epervier

 
1898 - U.S. warships engage Spanish gunboats and shore batteries at Cienfuegos, Cuba
 
1944 - Fast carrier task force (12 carriers) commence 2 day bombing of Truk
 
1975 - Operation Frequent Wind evacuation from Vietnam begins
 
(Source: Navy News Service)

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